Simply Red
The British soul-pop band Simply Red were formed in 1984 by singer Mick "Red" Hucknall (born Michael James Hucknall, June 8, 1960, Manchester, England) with three ex-members of Durutti Column -- bassist Tony Bowers (born ... more »
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John Petrucci
Not all hard rock 'guitar heroes' that emerged during the late '80s-early '90s were instrumental solo artists, as evidenced by Dream Theater's John Petrucci. Born on July 12, 1967, and raised in Kings Park (a ... more »
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During their initial 14 years of existence (1973-1987), Journey altered their musical approach and their personnel extensively while becoming a top touring and recording band. The only constant factor was guitarist Neal Schon (born February ... more »
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Yngwie Malmsteen
Yngwie Malmsteen is arguably the most technically accomplished hard rock guitarist to emerge during the '80s. Combining a dazzling technique honed over years of obsessive practice with a love for such classical composers as Bach, ... more »
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Steve Vai
Along with his one-time teacher Joe Satriani, six-string wizard Steve Vai set the standard for rock guitar virtuosity in the '80s. Born on June 6, 1960, and raised in Carle Place, NY, ... more »
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Joe Satriani
Along with teaching some of the top rock guitar players of the '80s and '90s, Joe Satriani is one of the most technically accomplished and widely respected guitarists to emerge in recent times. Born on ... more »
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Jimmy Page and Jimena Gomez-Paratcha
Jimmy Page and Jimena Gomez-Paratcha were married in the late 1990's and have been together since around 1994 when she was 17. They have two biological children named Zofia Jade (born ... more »
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One of the first American-bred hard rock groups to challenge British supremacy in the early '70s, Montrose is remembered as, if not the most successful, then certainly one of the most influential bands of the ... more »
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Mudcrutch is a rock band from Gainesville, Florida best known for being the forerunner of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Mudcrutch was formed in 1970 by ... more »
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On Repeat: Coldplay
No one likes being wrong, and having to admit you were wrong is even worse, but there‚Äôs at least one exception that that rule: ... more »
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